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Schapiro, Beth Susan

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1949-

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Beth S. Schapiro papers

 Collection
Identifier: W002
Abstract: Beth Schapiro has been active and held offices with several Georgia and national organizations including the Feminist Action Alliance, Inc., ERA Georgia, Inc. (formerly Georgia Council for the ERA), the Women's Political Caucus, and Women Business Owners, Inc. The Schapiro Papers are organized into seven series: (I) Organizations and issues; (II) Appointments, boards, and panels; (III) Subject files; (IV)Women political candidates; (V) General correspondence; (VI) Miscellaneous personal...
Dates: circa 1970-1995

Beth Schapiro oral history interview, October 11, 1995

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: W008_SchapiroB_19951011
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Dana Von Tilborg. Schapiro begins by recounting her childhood and youth in Richmond, Virginia. She believes that she inherited her activism from her parents who were very involved in various Jewish organizations. After the rape of a family member in 1973, Schapiro states that she became aware of the need for action to protect women's rights, and she joined the Georgia Women’s Political Caucus, and then the Feminist Action Alliance. Schapiro discusses the differences between the...
Dates: October 11, 1995